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Cretirhynchia lenticularis

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

Taxonomy
Cretirhynchia lenticularis was named by Pettitt (1950). Its type specimen is G.S.M. 88774 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Epsom limeworks (junction of Cortestudinarium and Coranguinum zones), which is in a Santonian carbonate chalk in the Upper Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Cretirhynchia lenticularis Pettitt p. 13 figs. Pl. 1, Fig. 7a-c, 13a-c

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyHemithiridoideaRzhonsnitskaya 1956
familyTetrarhynchiidaeAger 1965
subfamilyCretirhynchiinaeKatz 1974
genusCretirhynchia
specieslenticularis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available